Submission in response to the federal government’s discussion paper released following the October announcement to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030.
Indigenous Guardians monitor and protect the lands and waters on their territory. They are the “eyes and ears” of a First Nation on the ground. Guardians monitor the activities of resources users, enforce federal, provincial, and Indigenous laws, gather data >
Our latest report on dealing with plastic pollution calls for the introduction of plastic recycling standards in Canada. This is the fourth report in the series of our work on plastics issues. Only 9% of total plastic is actually recycled, >
A report prepared for Skeena Fisheries Commission making the case for prohibiting the removal of fish from water during catch-and-release fishing.
A report providing recommendations for incorporating Indigenous laws and traditions into the Water Sustainability Act decision-making process.
A report prepared for Veins of Life Watershed Society identifying opportunities to strengthen and supplement the Capital Regional District’s draft management plan to address deteriorating water quality and other ecological conditions at Elk/Beaver Lake (near Victoria, BC.)
A report prepared for Raincoast Conservation Foundation providing law reform recommendations to protect the threatened Coastal Douglas-fir Biogeoclimatic Zone on the Gulf Islands.
A report prepared by the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council and the UVic Environmental Law Centre that calls upon provincial and federal governments to collaborate with Nations and Guardians to establish a Guardian Network Initiative across the province >
In the last year, our work in documenting the lack of enforcement of drinking water contamination led to province-wide improvements to control agricultural waste. This result means better drinking water protections for the entire province. It started in 2016 when >
Report presenting a set of recommendations for reform of BC’s mining laws and better regulation of the mining industry.